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This article was published on November 5, 2015


Netflix’s new 5-minute episodes help parents negotiate bedtime with their kids

Netflix’s new 5-minute episodes help parents negotiate bedtime with their kids
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If your kids are constantly stalling their bedtime and asking to watch one last TV show for the night, you’re in luck: Netflix has launched a series of five-minute long episodes to ease your negotiations.

The streaming service’s new Dinotrux 5 Minute Favorites series features three short episodes based on Dreamworks’ popular Netflix show, that give kids their final fix of TV for the day in a small dose before bed.

Netflix now has 5-minute episodes to help get your kids to go to bed sooner
Netflix now has 5-minute episodes to help get your kids to go to bed sooner

A global survey of over 7,000 parents conducted by Netflix revealed that 61 percent of them have to deal with their children attempting to delay bedtime, and that American kids are the most likely of the seven nationalities polled to use creative tactics to buy time.

Currently, only three short episodes are available. We’ve contacted Netflix to find out if they plan to launch more five minute series and will update this post if we hear back.

Netflix launches 5-minute videos for kids who refuse bedtime [Mashable]

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